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  1. The Strange Case of Emily X - Keith Devlin (Devlin's Angle)
    The story of Emily, a mathematical genius in high school who disappeared for 5 years and returned with even greater mathematical ability, and then wrote an autobiography, My Lost Years. An excerpt from Devlin's book, The Math Gene: How Mathematical Thinking ...more>>

  2. Strange Orbits - Ivars Peterson (MathTrek)
    Newton's laws provide a precise answer to the problem of determining the motion of two bodies under the influence of gravity. If the solar system consisted of the sun and a single planet, for example, the planet would follow an elliptical orbit. When ...more>>

  3. A Stranger from Spaceland - Ivars Peterson (MathTrek)
    An essay about Flatland, Edwin A. Abbott's 1884 "doorway to the fourth dimension and beyond for many explorers of geometry," and "a sharply delineated satire that reflects widely debated social issues in Victorian Britain," particularly women's rights. ...more>>

  4. Strategic Directions in Computational Geometry - Roberto Tamassia, et al.
    A 1996 ACM/NSF Working Group Report chaired by Roberto Tamassia, intended to complement the Application Challenges to Computational Geometry. The report outlines the evolution of computational geometry, discusses strategic research directions with emphasis ...more>>

  5. Strategic Directions in Computer Science Education - Allen B. Tucker, Bowdoin College, Editor
    From ACM Computing Surveys, 1996. Abstract: This report identifies major issues and challenges in computer science education across a wide range of institutions. It includes suggestions for improving the quality and effectiveness of computer science and ...more>>

  6. StrategicManagementScience.COM - Strategic Management Science, Inc.
    Consulting services to help management use management science and operations research to create a sustainable competitive advantage. Publishes the Strategic MS/OR News, a monthly e-newsletter that reports on developments in the strategic use of MS/OR. ...more>>

  7. Strategies for Finding Sequences - Math Forum, Ask Dr. Math Common Question
    A selection of answers to questions about strategies for finding sequences, such as "Write an expression to find the nth term of the following sequence: 3, 9, 18, 30, 45..." and "Find the following 2 terms and a formula for the nth term." ...more>>

  8. Strategy Acquisition and Application (Learning and Mathematics) - Siegler, Jenkins; Math Forum
    In this 1989 article, "Strategy Discovery and Strategy Generalization," Robert S. Siegler and Eric Jenkins of Carnegie-Mellon University discuss how children acquire and apply strategies, looking closely at a small group of students over a long period ...more>>

  9. Strategy and Conflict: An Introductory Sketch of Game Theory - Roger A. McCain
    Game theory is an interdisciplinary approach to studying human behavior that touches on computer science, social sciences, and behavioral sciences. Designed as a supplement to existing texts as a means of making the basic ideas a bit more accessible, ...more>>

  10. Strawberry Macaw's Puzzle Page
    Although simple, this collection of four logic puzzles provides a challenge for students of any age. The interactive puzzles are: The Fox, the Duck, and the Bag of Corn; The Three Gallon and Five Gallon Cans; The Twenty-Three Matches Game; and The Game ...more>>

  11. Street Cents - CBC Halifax, Nova Scotia, Canada
    A student-written site/TV program on consumer issues and, sometimes, math. ...more>>

  12. Stressed Out: Slope as Rate of Change - Cynthia Lanius
    It's the night of the big game. You're in the locker room. The coach is pumping the team up. "Now, I know you people are nervous. That's okay, in fact, that's what we want. You're going to perform better on the court (stage) if you're a little nervous." ...more>>

  13. Strings on Your Fingers - Michael P. Garofalo, Red Bluff, California
    Links to a host of Web sites, including Web and print bibliographies, with suggestions for where to learn more about string figures and Internet links. ...more>>

  14. Stroh MathPage - Eric Stroh; Northern High School, Owings, MD
    Algebra help for students: explanations, examples, practice problems, and hints for all topics covered in a high school Algebra I and Algebra II course. With pictures from Stroh's class and links to other relevant sites on the Web. ...more>>

  15. Structures Directory - Vaughan Pratt
    An e-mail directory of logicians, algebraists, and programming linguists working primarily on structural problems in mathematics and computer science. ...more>>

  16. Stuck on Homework - Royle, Helen; and Watts, Teresa
    Sample self-test exam questions and maths video tutorials presented by an experienced maths teacher. Subscribe for full access to hundreds more, as well as a digital whiteboard and other tools. ...more>>

  17. Student Activities from Jefferson Lab's BEAMS Program - Steve Gagnon
    Middle school science and math activities from Jefferson Lab. Each activity includes a teacher overview, student and teacher materials which may be viewed online or downloaded in PDF format, and a list of the relevant Virginia State Standards of Learning. ...more>>

  18. Student Calculus Projects - David Arnold; Mathematics Dept., College of the Redwoods, CA
    HTML or Scientific Notebook files. Topics: Equiangular Spiral; Semicubic Parabola; Nephroid; Astroid; Witch of Agnesi; Deltoid; Cassinian Oval; Equiangular Spiral; Quadratix; Ellipse; Conchoid of Nicomedes; Archimedes Spiral; Cardiod; Bernoulli's Lemniscate; ...more>>

  19. Student-Created Calc III Labs - Cervone, Wicklin; The Geometry Center
    Five computer calculus labs that explore the application of mathematics to modeling real-world phenomena. Tangent Planes to Surfaces (exploring the tangent planes and gradient vectors of 2- and 3-dimensional curves, examining explicit, parametric, and ...more>>

  20. Student Explorations in Mathematics - National Council of Teachers of Mathematics (NCTM)
    An official journal of the NCTM, Student Explorations in Mathematics publishes resources for teachers and teacher educators at grades 5-10. Each issue develops a single mathematical theme or concept in such a way that fifth grade students can understand ...more>>

  21. Student Math Projects, Interlochen Arts Academy - Taoufik Nadji, Malek Physix Inc.
    Student essays on various math history topics from around the world. The pages are loaded with graphics, animations, and sounds, and (sometimes backgrounds that result in illegible text. Subjects covered include: Early Math Period (Egyptian, Chinese, ...more>>

  22. Student of Hyperspace - Eric Swab
    A series of computer generated projections of analogs of the platonic solids in 4-space; a projection of a regular polytope that exists only in 4-space. Pages: Hypercube analog of the cube with sections and envelopes; Simplex analog of the tetrahedron ...more>>

  23. Student Projects in Differential Equations - David Arnold; Mathematics Dept., College of the Redwoods, CA
    PDF or Scientific Notebook files. Topics: Romeo and Juliet; Modeling Molecular Vibrations; Van Meergeren Art Forgeries; The Flight of a Discus; A Simple Microeconomics Model; An RLC Circuit; Autocatalytic Modeling; A Rate of Memorization Model; Tacoma ...more>>

  24. Student Projects in Linear Algebra - David Arnold; Mathematics Dept., College of the Redwoods, CA
    PDF or Scientific Notebook files. Topics: Fractal Music; Hill Ciphers; Forest Management - Sustainable Harvesting; The Singular Value Decomposition in Image Compression; Spotted Owl Population; Fourier Series; Arnold's Cat Map; Image Compression with ...more>>

  25. Students' Classroom - National Center for Education Statistics (NCES)
    This site for students includes links to Find Your School; College Search; What Are Your Chances?; Create a Graph; Fun Facts; Games & Activities; Mascot Game; Quiz; Glossary; and References. See also Dare to Compare, which presents hundreds of questions ...more>>

  26. Students' difficulties with proof - Annie and John Selden; Mathematical Association of America
    Keith Weber overviews research that addresses questions such as "What is proof and what is its role in mathematics?" and "How can the concept of proof be taught effectively?" Difficulties that students have with proofs include inadequate cognitive development, ...more>>

  27. Student's Difficulties with Proof - Keith Weber; Mathematical Association of America
    "Proof is a notoriously difficult mathematical concept for students. Empirical studies have shown that many students emerge from proof-oriented courses ... unable to construct anything beyond very trivial proofs. Furthermore, most university students ...more>>

  28. Students' Interest for and Work with Applet-Enhanced Word Problems - Renninger, Sinclair, Hand, Stohl, Alejandre, and Underwood
    Article from the International Conference on Learning Sciences archive, Proceedings of the 6th international conference on Learning sciences. Abstract: Study of student interest for and work with interactive nonroutine mathematics problems (ESCOT Problems ...more>>

  29. Student standouts tackle ills, theorems - P. Weiss - Science News Online
    A project by a young mathematician who proved five theorems also garnered highest honors at the 1999 Intel International Science and Engineering Fair. Jennifer Pelka, 16, of Orlando, Fla., received a $40,000 scholarship for her mathematics project, which ...more>>

  30. Student's T Distribution - Balasubramanian Narasimhan
    The t distributions were discovered in 1908 by William S. Gosset, a statistician employed by the Guinness brewing company, which had stipulated that he not publish under his own name. He therefore wrote under the pen name "Student." This page discusses ...more>>

  31. Student Tessellations - Memorial Middle School, Totowa, NJ
    Memorial Middle School's Math 7 Class of 2004 completed a tessellation project using the Math Forum's Tessellation Tutorial instructions. The best work was selected for display on the website, with their accompanying poems. ...more>>

  32. Studies In Mathematics: Web Discussion - Breindel, Clair; University of Chicago
    The University of Chicago's alternative course to calculus. The first quarter is number theory, and the second quarter is geometry and symmetry. When Bryan Clair taught the courses, he covered the history of number systems, different base number systems ...more>>

  33. Studies in Nonlinear Dynamics and Econometrics - MIT Press, Society for Nonlinear Dynamics and Econometrics
    Contents of the journal, 1996-present: abstracts and bibliographies are on the Web; full text of articles (PDF format) is available to subscribers. ...more>>

  34. Studio 4 Learning Math - Studio 4 Networks Inc.
    Free online videos that explain topics in algebra, basic math, calculus, differential equations, geometry, pre-algebra, pre-calculus, statistics, and trigonometry. Join Studio 4 Learning's Tutor Corps to share videos of your own. ...more>>

  35. studio:ludens - Wouter Walmink and Alexander Rulkens
    Free online tools that "let you play with your own creativity," designed by two Dutch industrial and interaction designers in Eindhoven. Create your own patterns with Repper; your own tessellating coasters with Epa:kato; your own fractals and other complex ...more>>

  36. StudyBeat: Math - StudyBeat
    Educational video clips on topics in high-school mathematics, including algebra, basic math, calculus, differential equations, geometry, pre-algebra, pre-calculus, statistics, and trigonometry. Subscription required; sample videos available. ...more>>

  37. Study Economics
    Online copies of N. Gregory Mankiw's books Principles of Macroeconomics and Principles of Microeconomics and a tutorial by Daniel Christiansen on calculus and economics. ...more>>

  38. Studygeek.org
    Lessons, video lessons, formulas, examples, and definitions for learning geometry, algebra, trigonometry, calculus, and statistics. ...more>>

  39. Study Guide for the Advanced Placement Calculus AB Examination - Elaine Cheong
    A study guide written to assist students in preparing for the Advanced Placement Calculus AB Exam. Introduction explains the scoring of grades on a scale of 1 to 5. Topics of study include elementary functions, limits, differential calculus, and integral ...more>>

  40. Studying Dimensionality through a Stair-Step Fractal - Burrill, Frost, Anderson, Burkett, Gribble, Ryerson, & Williams
    A background paper and a related classroom activity about a lesson study-produced activity on using a stair-step fractal to study other dimensions. ...more>>

  41. Studying Mandelbrot Fractals - Suzanne Alejandre
    What is a fractal? A definition and a Java applet to help in exploring the Mandelbrot set, redrawing small areas to fill the fractal screen and noticing how the images compare. Also links to other sites with fractal information for middle-schoolers. ...more>>

  42. Studying Polyhedra - Suzanne Alejandre
    What is a polyhedron? A definition and a Java applet to help in exploring the five regular polyhedra to find how many faces and vertices each has, and what polygons make up the faces. Also links to a page of information about buckyballs, stories written ...more>>

  43. Study Island
    Internet-based standards-mastery products, based on state standards. Subscriptions are available for single classes through districts, with individual subscriptions available for GED products. ...more>>

  44. StudyJams! - Scholastic Inc.
    An online service that complements the school math and science curriculum for grades 3 - 6. Aligned with state curriculum standards, StudyJams! takes math and science problems and presents them using relevant, real-world examples students can easily understand. ...more>>

  45. studymaths.co.uk - Jonathan Hall
    Free help on your maths questions. See also the bank of auto-scoring GCSE maths questions, games, and resources such as revision notes, interactive formulae, and glossary of terms. ...more>>

  46. Study of Place - TERC
    Two online science modules made especially for middle-school students: one about the Shackleton Antarctic exploration, the other about ocean currents. Students will read, experiment, analyze images, and work with maps and graphs. Teachers will find goals ...more>>

  47. Stuff About Modelling - Lester F. Caudill, Jr., Univ. of Richmond, Virginia
    Download a PDF of this informal introductory text for the author's course in Continuous Mathematical Models, including refreshers on single and multivariable calculus, linear algebra, and differential equations. ...more>>

  48. Stupid Calculations - Josh Orter
    Repository "where practical facts get rendered into utterly useless ones." Posts, which date back to May, 2013, have included "Monophone," musing on the size of the screen made from ripping the displays out of every iPhone ever sold and combining them ...more>>

  49. Sturm-Liouville Problems: SLEIGN2 - Bailey, Everitt, Zettl, Garbow
    A code to compute eigenvalues and eigenfunctions, and to approximate the continuous spectrum of regular and singular Sturm-Liouville (S-L) problems. These problems consist of a second order linear differential equation -(py')' + qy = (lambda) w y on (a,b) ...more>>

  50. Style Line: Wheel Trim and Simulators for the 21st Century
    Wheel covers to investigate for reflectional and/or rotational symmetry. ...more>>


 
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